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Yacón Redsweet

Red-skinned tubers

Yacón Redsweet


Article number: 2193442


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Product information "Yacón Redsweet"

The tubers, which are reminiscent of sweet potatoes, can be harvested after the first frost. This variety tastes slightly more like a vegetable and is less sweet than 'Whitesweet'. It has red skin.
With a bit of luck, you can experience the bloom in September/October – it is strongly reminiscent of a sunflower, which also belongs to the Asteraceae family.
  • Red-skinned variety, but the skin does not have to be peeled
  • Slightly more nutritious than Yacón Whitesweet, rather used for cooking
  • Flowering Period September, October
  • Ripeness/Harvest Period October, November
  • Final height 180cm to 2m
  • Final width 80cm to 100cm
  • Available May, June, July
  • Sweetness moderately sweet
  • Use outdoors, for group plantings, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness place in an unheated room during the winter
  • Soil moist, dry, heavy, moderately heavy, light, slightly alkaline, neutral, slightly acidic
  • Location full sun
  • Flower Colour yellow
  • Leaf Colour green

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Oct 13, 2019

yacon varieties (Liz Carveth)

pl advise when these will be available to purchase? THX liz

Oct 17, 2019

yacon varieties (Lubera)

Hi Liv Carveth, the Yacón Redsweet will be available in May 2020. Best regards from Switzerland

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